Thursday, September 12, 2013

TV News - FOX Pushes 'Enlisted' Premiere Back to January; 'Happy Endings' Alum Joins 'House of Lies'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Glee adds a new mean girl Cheerio.

Gang Related casts two recurring roles.

E! drama pilot finds its prince.

Betrayal adds FBI agent as recurring guest star.

William Moseley (The Chronicles of Narnia) has been cast on the E! drama pilot The Royals starring Elizabeth Hurley. He will play Prince Liam, the younger brother to the beloved Prince Robert. When Robert is killing in a military training accident, Liam is thrust into the spotlight. Sexy, charming and smart, he's in love with a young American woman, Ophelia, who helps him cope with the loss of his brother and his new position as the next King of England. Liam bristles at the strict rules which govern the monarchy: being told what to say, where to go and how to do it. At the root of it all, Liam has lived in Robert's shadow and worries that he is not a credible successor.

Erinn Westbrook (Mr. Box Office) has landed a recurring role on the fifth season of FOX's Glee. She will play Bree, a new student and member of the Cheerios. She is a mean girl who will shake things up at McKinley High School.

Lela Loren (The Shield, Lost) and Maria Canals-Barrera (Wizards of Waverly Place) have been cast in major recurring roles on FOX's new drama series Gang Related. Loren will play Sylvia, who is caught between her ex-boyfriend, Ryan (Ramon Rodriguez), and her current fiance, Dante (Jay Hernandez) - the two of them have also been best friends since childhood. Canals-Barrera will play Marciela, Javier's (Cliff Curtis) wife and mother to Carlos (Rey Gallegos) and Dante and considers herself a mother to Ryan as well.

Happy Endings alum Eliza Coupe - who recently booked a recurring role on CBS' The Millers - has also joined the cast of Showtime's House of Lies for a recurring role in its third season. She will play Marissa, a wild-child Internet company head and heir to a wealthy media family.

Roxana Brusso (Southland) will recur on ABC's new drama series Betrayal. She will play Serena Sanguillen, an FBI agent who will butt heads with prosecutor Drew (Chris Johnson). She will first appear in the series' second episode.

FOX's new comedy series Enlisted, originally slated to debut in November, has been pushed back to January 2014. It was originally scheduled to premiere on November 8 at 9:30/8:30c. after the time slot premiere of Bones at 8/7c. and the season premiere of Raising Hope at 9/8c. Now, the network will air back-to-back originals of Raising Hope at 9/8c. until Enlisted joins the lineup on Friday, January 10.